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Come Together: John Lennon in His Time
Wiener, Jon,
ISBN: 0571135765
Faber & Faber, London, 1995. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. Clean copy, no damage. This biography examines the radical beliefs of John Lennon. Much of the information concerns the files held on him by the FBI. This work also doubles as an analysis of US counter-culture during the 1960s and 70s Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 380 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Biographies & Memoirs; Music. ISBN: 0571135765. ISBN/EAN: 9780571135769. Inventory No: 0263136. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $9.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0263136  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Flying Backwards; Memoirs of a Rear-Gunner 1943-1944
Williams, Geoffrey,
ISBN: 1876439262
Publishing Services, Loftus, 2001. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. the book has no damage. It is signed on the title page by the author and dated 23.10.2001. the book gives the reader at dramatic insight into life in the rear turret of a Lancaster bomber flying over enemy territory. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 100 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Biographies & Memoirs; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 1876439262. ISBN/EAN: 9781876439262. Inventory No: 0244241. Very Good Condition
Price: $39.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0244241  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Jesus of the Apocalypse; The Life of Jesus after the Crucifixion
Thiering, Barbara,
ISBN: 0868245569
Doubleday, Sydney, 1995. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. XVI, 462pp., introduction by author, text notes and references, principal events 41 BC to AD 114, Herodian family tree, map of the Mediterranean world first centuries BC and AD, abbreviations, bibliography and index. Illustrated endpapers showing The Angel from Albrecht Durer "The Apocalypse". Black coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, being a reproduction of " The Apocalypse" by Albrecht Durer, with black and gilt writing overlaying the illustration. "In the Jesus of the Apocalypse, she presents a new and significant view of the development of Christianity from the time of the crucifixion until the second century AD. She argues that Jesus was no solitary preacher appearing suddenly on the shores of Galilee: he was a central figure in a major political movement to overthrow the pagan Roman Empire.". Clean copy, no damage. No annotations. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; Biographies & Memoirs; Early (0-1000 AD); History. ISBN: 0868245569. ISBN/EAN: 9780868245560. Inventory No: 0279166. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0279166  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Jesus of the Apocalypse; The Life of Jesus after the Crucifixion
Thiering, Barbara,
ISBN: 0868245569
Doubleday, Sydney, 1995. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. XVI, 462pp., introduction by author, text notes and references, principal events 41 BC to AD 114, Herodian family tree, map of the Mediterranean world first centuries BC and AD, abbreviations, bibliography and index. Illustrated endpapers showing The Angel from Albrecht Durer "The Apocalypse". Black coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, being a reproduction of " The Apocalypse" by Albrecht Durer, with black and gilt writing overlaying the illustration. "In the Jesus of the Apocalypse, she presents a new and significant view of the development of Christianity from the time of the crucifixion until the second century AD. She argues that Jesus was no solitary preacher appearing suddenly on the shores of Galilee: he was a central figure in a major political movement to overthrow the pagan Roman Empire.". Black marker pen dot on the bottom edge of the text block. no damage otherwise Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; Biographies & Memoirs; Early (0-1000 AD); History. ISBN: 0868245569. ISBN/EAN: 9780868245560. Inventory No: 0280487. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0280487  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Jesus of the Apocalypse; The Life of Jesus after the Crucifixion
Thiering, Barbara,
ISBN: 0868245569
Doubleday, Sydney, 1995. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. XVI, 462pp., introduction by author, text notes and references, principal events 41 BC to AD 114, Herodian family tree, map of the Mediterranean world first centuries BC and AD, abbreviations, bibliography and index. Illustrated endpapers showing The Angel from Albrecht Durer "The Apocalypse". Black coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, being a reproduction of " The Apocalypse" by Albrecht Durer, with black and gilt writing overlaying the illustration. "In the Jesus of the Apocalypse, she presents a new and significant view of the development of Christianity from the time of the crucifixion until the second century AD. She argues that Jesus was no solitary preacher appearing suddenly on the shores of Galilee: he was a central figure in a major political movement to overthrow the pagan Roman Empire.". Black marker pen dot on the bottom edge of the text block. no damage otherwise Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; Biographies & Memoirs; Early (0-1000 AD); History. ISBN: 0868245569. ISBN/EAN: 9780868245560. Inventory No: 0278797. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0278797  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Majesty: Elizabeth II and the House of Windsor
Lacey, Robert,
ISBN: 0091287707
Hutchinson, London, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Dust jacket has two short tears on the top edge near the spine, and slight rubbing of the top edge of the jacket, price clipping of the front end page, top edge of text block tinted blue, slight age toning of the page edges. Written 40 years ago, Majesty is a portrait of achievement – the upholding of the simple virtues of diligence, honesty and duty in a changing world. – A fascinating and fitting tribute to Queen Elizabeth II's quarter of a century on the throne End page family trees. Illustrated with numerous black-and-white plates. Includes a bibliography, and index. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 382 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Biographies & Memoirs; British Commonwealth; Politics & Government. ISBN: 0091287707. ISBN/EAN: 9780091287702. Inventory No: 0280512. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0280512  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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No One Here Gets Out Alive
Hopkins, Jerry,
ISBN: 0859650383
Plexus Publishing Ltd, London, 1980. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. foreword by Danny Sugerman, acknowledgements, discography, videos and books. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs throughout. The biography of the charismatic, brilliant, obsessed leader of the of the band The Doors, who ultimately self immolated -- Jim Morrison. clean second-hand copy, cover slightly creased, some handling marks to the text block edges. Size: Trade Paperback. XII, 388 pages includes discography, bibliography, film references. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Biographies & Memoirs; Music. ISBN: 0859650383. ISBN/EAN: 9780859650380. Inventory No: 0275292. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0275292  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Patrick White: A Life
Marr, David,
ISBN: 0091827221
Vintage, New South Wales, 1992. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. reprint. Includes bibliographical references and index. Written with the assistance of Patrick White this is probably the definitive work on Australia's Nobel prize winner for literature. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 728 pages. Fading of the spine and the adjacent edges from exposure to light. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Biographies & Memoirs; Australia; Books on Books. ISBN: 0091827221. ISBN/EAN: 9780091827229. Inventory No: 0263253. Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0263253  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Setting the Desert on Fire: T. E. Lawrence and Britain's Secret War in Arabia, 1916-1918
Barr, James,
ISBN: 0393060403
W. W. Norton & Company, New York, 2008. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: illustrated with black-and-white photographs throughout the text.. First Edition. In this groundbreaking book, James Barr tells the full story of the revolt led legendary by T. E. Lawrence in Seven Pillars of Wisdom. Drawing on research on the ground in the Middle East, and in the key libraries and archives of Britain and France, he recast the revolt as the international drama it really was. Into a story previously dominated by Lawrence now bursts a wide range of characters, including the Prime Minister Lloyd George, whose desire to capture "Jerusalem by Christmas" fuelled the flames, Sharif Husein and his malleable younger son Feisal, who became Lawrence's comrade in arms, the devious English diplomat Ronald Storrs, and Sir Mark Sykes and Francois Picot, joint architects of the Anglo-French agreement which dashed Arab hopes with consequences that are still being felt today." -- front fold over blurb Of the English edition no damage to describe, clean and sound. suitable condition for giftgiving. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XVI, 382 pages include notes & bibliography & index.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: illustrated with black-and-white photographs throughout the text.. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Biographies & Memoirs; Leaders & Notable People; Military; Middle East; Politics & Government. ISBN: 0393060403. ISBN/EAN: 9780393060409. Library of Congress No: 2007039274. Inventory No: 0262625. Very Good Condition
Price: $30.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 0262625  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The House of Hancock: The Rise and Rise of Gina Rinehart
Marshall, Debi,
ISBN: 1742756743
Random House Australia, Sydney, 2012. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Always distrustful of the media, Rinehart is now extending her power and acquiring broadcast and print media interests. Informed by sources close to the Hancock family and other business associates and including exclusive materials never before seen, Debi Marshall asks what next for the woman who has more wealth than the Queen, but appears to have few sustainable relationships in her life?– rear panel blurb Size: Trade Paperback. 370 pages. No damage to describe. Clean tidy copy. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Biographies & Memoirs; Australia; ISBN: 1742756743. ISBN/EAN: 9781742756745. Inventory No: 0263337. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0263337  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Will Eisner: A Dreamer's Life in Comics
Schumacher, Michael,
ISBN: 1608190137
Bloomsbury, New York, 2010. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/near Fine. First Edition. In Will Eisner: A Dreamer's Life in Comics, Michael Schumacher delves beneath Eisner's public persona to draw connections between his life and his art. Eisner's career spanned a remarkable eight decades, from his scrappy survival at the dawn of comics' Golden Age in the late 1930s to the beginning of the twenty-first century, when Pulitzers began going to graphic novels (a term Eisner is widely credited with creating). Schumacher's extensive research and interviews with Eisner's family, friends, and colleagues, as well as other comics creators who have built upon his work, create a detailed portrait of Eisner the man and Eisner the artist– front fold over blurb illustrated with some examples of his artwork, both in text, and in a central colour illustrated section. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 368 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Biographies & Memoirs; comic; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 1608190137. ISBN/EAN: 9781608190133. Inventory No: 0263343. Near Fine Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0263343  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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